Geri's advanced education and training:
300-hour oncology massage certification program from the Peregrine Institute of Oncology Massage Training
Oncology massage / hospital and hospice massage education and training from Tracy Walton, Gayle MacDonald, Healwell Integrative Health Therapies, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine and MD Anderson Cancer Enter Integrative Medicine programs.
Lymphedema and manual lymph drainage certification (Vodder method) from Klose Training and Consultants
Breast Cancer Rehab education and training (Axillary Web Syndrome, Scapular Winging, Scar Tissue Release) from Klose Training
Geri has advanced training in hospice, eldercare, pediatric and pediatric oncology massage therapy
Geri is dedicated to provide safe, effective, comfort-oriented massage sessions for her clients. Oncology massage may reduce nausea, pain, fatigue and stress as well as improve one’s energy, sense of well-being and sleep. Since 2010, she has had have extensive training in working with people in all stages of cancer and with those who have medically complex health issues.
Geri is one of the founders of Oncology Massage Alliance, a nonprofit organization that offers complimentary hand and foot massage sessions by oncology trained massage therapists to people undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments in Austin-area clinics. http://www.oncologymassagealliance.org
Geri is active in the community and participates in many educational presentations and community events. She was featured in the fall 2015 issue of CURE magazine. (Link to her article)
Organizations that she belongs to:
Society for Oncology Massage
American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA)
National Lymphedema Network
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Neuropathy Alliance of Texas